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An Apulian (Greek) bell krater (wine bowl)

Late 4th century BC

Puglia
Made in a Greek colony in southern Italy.

Height: 24cm, maximum
Diameter (bowl at rim): 26cm, maximum

Museum number: L4

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 536help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Side A
Two youths, clad in long, bordered himations, standing facing each other. The youth at the left holds a staff vertically between in his outstretched right hand.

Side B
The same.

Bay leaf and berry laurel (black in red reserved background) border above, palmette beneath handles, and dentil between two fillet decorations (strips) below.


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